CAD Coordinator

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What does a CAD Coordinator do?

  • Uphold AutoCAD standards and guidelines to ensure consistency and quality in design and drafting work 
  • Provide training and support to CAD users 
  • Maintain AutoCAD templates, symbol libraries and block libraries 
  • Review AutoCAD drawings and designs to ensure compliance with standards 
  • Collaborate with Architects, Engineers, other CAD Coordinators and other design professionals to integrate AutoCAD processes effectively
  • Participate in AutoCAD drafting if needed to meet project deadlines
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What skills are needed to be a CAD Coordinator?

  • 3-5 years of experience in AEC industry
  • Knowledge of basic construction processes and procedures 
  • Ability to train incoming CAD technicians/drafters
  • Willingness to troubleshoot and find solutions for complex design or modeling challenges
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office, Google workspace, SolidWorks, and MicroStation

What software is essential for proficiency in a CAD Coordinator role?

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AutoCAD is the global CAD standard. AutoCAD is used by 85% of engineers and architects.

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What is the average salary of a CAD Coordinator?

The typical salary range for a CAD coordinator is approximately $70,000 to $80,000. Salary may vary depending on which state you reside in.

Can a CAD Coordinator work remotely?

All responsibilities of a CAD Coordinator can be done remotely, however, remote positions are highly sought after and typically require a lot of experience. On-site jobs would be easier to find and more typical.

Does a CAD Coordinator have to work full time? 

The majority of CAD Coordinators engage in full-time employment. Part time or contract positions are seldom available, mainly because of the extensive responsibilities associated with the role of a CAD Coordinator.